Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News

By Adam Turner and Alex Kidman

Welcome to Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, where podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week.

  1. 1.
    Netflix woos gamers, Steam goes mobile, Pegasus spyware attacks iPhones - Vertical Hold Ep 338
    44:57
  2. 2.
    Apple iPhone 13 vs Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs Pixel 6: Vertical Hold Ep 337
    40:49
  3. 3.
    Sportsball streaming nightmare, Nintendo reveals OLED Switch: Vertical Hold Ep 336
    40:57
  4. 4.
    Telstra goes hard on 5G, ACCC smacks down NBN: Vertical Hold Ep 335
    40:05
  5. 5.
    Windows 11: The Good, the bad and the ugly: Vertical Hold Ep 334
    35:53
  6. 6.
    E3 2021 Special: Who won and who lost? Vertical Hold Ep 333
    38:29
  7. 7.
    Apple WWDC 2021 Special: iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more: Vertical Hold Ep 332
    46:02
  8. 8.
    What's hot at Computex? Can we fix the NBN? What's holding back electric cars in Australia? Vertical Hold Ep 331
    32:57
  1. 9.
    Mini-LED TVs make a splash, New Apple TV 4K battles streaming sticks: Vertical Hold Ep 330
    37:20
  2. 10.
    What's hot at Google I/O 2021? How is Android 12 overhauling privacy? Vertical Hold Ep 329
    55:26
  3. 11.
    Will NBN's Soft Price Cap work, HTC vs Oculus vs PSVR: Vertical Hold Ep 328
    34:59
  4. 12.
    Ethereum outshines BitCoin, Aussie AI develops dementia for good: Vertical Hold Ep 327
    28:30
  5. 13.
    Who won big in the 5G mmWave auction? Will Apple's ECG get your heart racing? Vertical Hold Ep 326
    35:37
  6. 14.
    Apple springs out iPad Pro, AirTags and colourful iMacs: Vertical Hold Ep 325
    48:22
  7. 15.
    What surprises will Apple spring, what's HP's Instant Ink, who's losing the smartphone wars? Vertical Hold Ep 324
    35:23
  8. 16.
    Facebook privacy breach, tighter social media laws: Vertical Hold Ep 323
    29:41
  9. 17.
    Does the NBN make the grade? Why is Sony shuttering the PlayStation Store? Vertical Hold Ep 322
    36:57
  10. 18.
    Would you pay for a Twitter undo button? Is Instagram-for-under 13s safe? Vertical Hold Ep 321
    31:06
  11. 19.
    Netflix cracks down on account sharing; Apple, Google, Sonos in smart speaker smackdown: Vertical Hold Ep 320
    35:22
  12. 20.
    Epic takes on Google down under as Peloton cycles into view: Vertical Hold Ep 319
    28:56
  13. 21.
    Online safety bill threats to censor the net, NFTs rock the art world: Vertical Hold Ep 318
    35:41
  14. 22.
    Facebook vs Australia fallout, Disney's Star arrives: Vertical Hold Ep 317
    34:27
  15. 23.
    Mars special: Perseverance and beyond: Vertical Hold Ep 316
    34:52
  16. 24.
    NBN makes money and upgrades fibre, Telstra scraps postpaid plan billing, StarLink touches down in Australia: Vertical Hold Ep 315
    30:13
  17. 25.
    NBN halts HFC connections, Kayo scores more Aussie sport: Vertical Hold Ep 314
    33:51
  18. 26.
    Google threatens to leave Australia, What will Paramount+ and Disney Star bring to streaming: Vertical Hold Ep 313
    41:40
  19. 27.
    Facebook slams media code, Telstra blasts spectrum deal: Vertical Hold Ep 312
    28:57
  20. 28.
    CES 2021, Samsung Galaxy S21 Hands-On, Trump v Twitter: Vertical Hold Ep 311
    46:30
  21. 29.
    How has 2020 re-shaped podcasting and what lies ahead? Vertical Hold Ep 310
    30:06
  22. 30.
    Disney wishes on a Star, digital TV turns 20: Vertical Hold Ep 309
    35:55
  23. 31.
    Can Apple's Airpods Max justify THAT asking price? What's in store for the Samsung Galaxy S21? Vertical Hold Ep 308
    34:38
  24. 32.
    Why are NBN's upgrade quotes so crazy? Is the COVIDsafe app finally worthwhile? Vertical Hold ep 307
    37:24
  25. 33.
    Who wants Twitter Fleets, does BritBox deliver the best of British: Vertical Hold ep 306
    42:30
  26. 34.
    Why is sport heading to streaming, Are "Green" telcos really all that green: Vertical Hold ep 305
    35:03
  27. 35.
    Apple Silicon unveiled, Xbox Series X & PlayStation 5 battle to win over gamers: Vertical Hold ep 304
    47:30
  28. 36.
    Why did Optus buy amaysim, what will Open Banking mean for Aussies: Vertical Hold ep 303
    29:36
  29. 37.
    Who's winning the NBN fibre upgrade lottery, Why is Vodafone launching fixed 5G?: Vertical Hold ep 302
    34:00
  30. 38.
    What happens if the DOJ splits up Google, Chromecast vs Fire TV Lite: Vertical Hold Episode 301
    30:14
  31. 39.
    Apple embraces 5G with iPhone 12, unveils HomePod mini: Vertical Hold ep 300
    1:03:08
  32. 40.
    Apple teases 5G iPhone, what's the future of 5G in Australia?: Vertical Hold Episode 299
    30:11
  33. 41.
    Telstra unveils fixed-wireless 5G, Google unleashes new Pixel, Chromecast, Nest: Vertical Hold ep 298
    41:21
  34. 42.
    NBN backflip embraces Fibre to the Home: Vertical Hold ep 297
    45:40
  35. 43.
    Apple unleashes new iGadgets, Sony drops the PlayStation 5: Vertical Hold ep 296
    43:43
  36. 44.
    Will the ACCC smash Apple's App Store monopoly, can Nintendo survive the Next-Gen console hype wave? Vertical Hold ep 295
    29:40
  37. 45.
    Facebook declares war on Aussie media, Samsung unleashes Galaxy Z Fold 2: Vertical Hold ep 294
    32:11
  38. 46.
    Windows 95 turns 25, but why was it so important? : Vertical Hold ep 293
    37:21
  39. 47.
    Apple vs Epic Games, Google vs Australia: Vertical Hold ep 292
    26:41
  40. 48.
    Streaming special: CBS Aussie plans, Shudder launches, Quibi goes free and more: Vertical Hold ep 291
    30:43
  41. 49.
    Google Pixel 4a v Samsung Note 20 v Huawei P40 Pro, Australia's cybersecurity overhaul: Vertical Hold ep 290
    46:52
  42. 50.
    ACCC takes on Google, How hard did COVID-19 hit Aussie telcos: Vertical Hold ep 289
    30:31

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